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Trump meeting with automaker executives on fuel standards

Executives including General Motors GM, -0.73% CEO Mary Barra and Ford F, -0.18% CEO James Hackett are meeting with President Donald Trump to speak about the coming near near ruling on gas economic system and emission standards. "The President will hear from the automaker CEOs about the impact of the rulemaking on the auto industry and their efforts to negotiate a 'National Program' with the state of California," consistent with Lindsay Walters, White House deputy press secretary. The management has proposed freezing gas-mileage regulations at just about 39 miles per gallon. The meeting is the primary joint go back and forth by carmakers to the White House since January 2017, consistent with the Detroit News.